To attain a teacher position where I may expand on my past work experiences, skills and knowledge. I am able to work effectively with others in a team-oriented environment. I am organized and can work independently on tasks assigned. Knowledgeable and available substitute ready to share knowledge of childhood education. Knowledgeable in working with students and maintaining control of classrooms while keeping up with lesson plans. Dedicated to helping students through transitionary periods. Successful at maintaining positive relationships with students to enhance participation and increase overall success. Focused on building connections with students to strengthen engagement and help each reach full potential through skill-building.
Supervised, nurtured, and care for three children, ages eleven and under, at employers home. Prepared and served food and snacks for the children, afterwards cleaned up dining area. Organized and participated in leisure activities such as games, puzzles, pretend play, crafts, and outdoor activity. Implemented daily reading and storytelling time. Performed child related everyday jobs as directed by parents, such as picking the children up from school and then overseeing their homework assignments. Ensured clean and neat household appearance in parent's absence. Maintained a safe and healthy environment for children. Safeguarded only authorized visitors entered premises in absence of parents. Administered first aid and daily medications as needed. Occasionally handled sick children who stood home from school or left school early. Supervised children's activities in their own rooms or play areas. Oversaw hygiene by changing infant diapers, assisted in washing hands, bathing and dressing children. Prepared children for bed. Promoted good behavior by using the positive reinforcement method.
Assist teachers with classwork and/or assist with daily care of students with emotional, cognitive, physical handicaps, autism, and other special needs. Assignments can be one-on-one or with small group instruction as outlined by the teacher. Reinforce behavior through the use of positive behavior support. Aiding occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech teachers and adaptive physical education providers during instruction. Carried out individual student(s) plan under the direction of teacher, IEP supervisor and other related service provider. Guiding and assisting student in small group instruction settings with class routines and in transitioning from one activity to the next. Teaching and initial focus students, under direction of teacher in the following areas: recreation, motor, vocational, socialization and communication using approved workshops. Collect data to use in documenting student behavior for instructional purposes. Helped with monitoring and scoring during assessments. Assist teachers in maintaining a safe classroom environment. When working with Pre-K children, maintained cleaning routines throughout the day that kept all of the interactive areas sanitary and safe. Although my primary role and initial focus is to assist individual student(s), many times I assisted with classroom management so that the certified educator could more effectively deliver instruction to small or large groups of students. I worked in implementing behavioral strategies using the same emphasis and techniques as the teacher/case manager or related service provider put into place.
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